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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 003 : CITY OF BURLINGTON

Subchapter 006 : EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 3, § 212)
  • § 3-212. Authority to declare weeds, underbrush, etc., a nuisance and direct removal

    The City Council shall have the power and authority to declare weeds, underbrush, or any unsightly or detrimental growth on any lot of land adjacent to any park or street in said City, a nuisance. It may notify the owner or owners of such land to remove or abate such nuisance; and if, upon reasonable due notice, such owner or owners fail to remove or abate such nuisance, then the City Council shall have the right and authority by its superintendent and employees to enter upon such land and remove or abate such nuisance; and the City Council shall have authority to assess the cost of so doing upon the owner or owners of said land, and such assessment may be collected and enforced as provided in the second preceding section of this charter.